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President Dan Martin

A Message From the President

This is a season of celebration at Seattle Pacific University as we mark the graduation of our Class of 2016 and plan for our incoming class of freshmen. With all these comings and goings, ceremonial moments, and work on the academic year to come, it is a good moment for me to pause and think about the privilege it is for me to serve this University as president. Read more from President Martin.

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Inside SPU

Tickets on sale now: Crowder comes to SPU

David Crowder comes to SPU Grammy-nominated David Crowder has been called a worship leader, a creative genius, and a mad scientist. Don’t miss one of Christian music’s most original and exciting performers — coming to the Seattle Pacific campus. Tickets on sale now!

Advancing Our Enduring Purpose: SPU’s Strategic Plan

Chris Lowney, author of Heroic Leadership Seattle Pacific University’s strategic plan represents our priorities and focus for the coming years. In pursuing the five goals outlined in the plan, SPU aims to realize more fully the University’s vision of engaging the culture and changing the world.


Meet the Class of 2016

Chris Lowney, author of Heroic Leadership Get to know some of the outstanding seniors in this year’s graduating class, and take a look at photo galleries from Ivy Cutting, Undergraduate Commencement, and Graduate Commencement.

Upcoming Parent Events

More information will be coming, but be sure to save the date for these events:

Mom’s Day 2016
Saturday, November 5

Parents Weekend at Homecoming 2017
Friday and Saturday, February 10 and 11

Dad’s Day 2017
April (date pending game schedule)

New Student Advising

Students admitted for Autumn 2016 can either attend an on-campus group-advising session led by faculty, come to campus for an individual advising appointment, or arrange for an appointment with an advisor over the phone or via email. On-campus group academic advising will be held on the following days (check-in will be at 8:20 or 8:45 a.m., and the sessions will end by noon):

  • Friday, August 12